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Grazing as a Low-Input Pasture Renovation Tool

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Pasture Health  /  Comments Off on Grazing as a Low-Input Pasture Renovation Tool

This SARE supported on-farm research project is so full of information and lessons learned that it’s worth your while to read no matter what kind of livestock you raise. 

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Ten Steps to Better Grasslands and Pastures

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Forage, Grazing Management, Pasture Health, Planning, Soil, Weeds  /  3 Comments

As an extension educator at the county level, I read a lot of publications about the use and management of pasture and hay resources. My clients read the same publications and many still hesitate to try new grazing practices. Producers often believe a new practice will not work for them. Many farmers get enamored by […]

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Managing Grazing So Animals Make the Most of Their Time

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Behavior, Grazing Management, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Managing Grazing So Animals Make the Most of Their Time

With everything they have to accomplish in a day, your stock is a lot busier than you think. Here’s what you need to do to make sure they make the most of their time grazing.

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The Collie Walk

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on The Collie Walk

Really, it’s a dance, so be sure your sound is on and you’ll hear the music. Enjoy! And for our tablet readers, the link. Want to see more dogs at work? Here’s a link to the Baa Studs and their LED-lit, night-time herding magic.

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What Does It Cost to Run a Fence Charger?

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Money Matters  /  1 Comment

Fence chargers only cost us pennies per day, folks tell us. Now here’s how you can figure how many pennies at your place.

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